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I, Daniel Blake Screening

This Friday 5th October we are putting on a special, free screening of I, Daniel Blake, and we’d love to invite you to join us. There’s fresh popcorn and delicious Jude’s ice cream, kindly donated, and a chance to say thank you to many of our wonderful, dedicated volunteers who give their time throughout the […]

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Wandsworth Council votes on two of our recommendations

Picture: Joseph Rowntree Foundation Foodbank use is rising in Wandsworth.  Low-paid, unstable jobs and high housing costs mean more and more families can’t put food on the table. And sometimes things happen that threaten to pull us under, like losing a job, coping with a disability, or leaving our home to get out of an […]

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We’re asking Wandsworth councillors to vote to protect local people in crisis

When I met John, he was in such mental distress that he could barely speak. Referred to Wandsworth Foodbank by a Community Mental Health Team, he’d come to us because he had no food in the house and no money to buy food. Over the course of a morning, he gradually traced the currents that […]

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Poverty, Hunger & Social [In]security

Our latest annual report, Poverty Hunger and Social Insecurity, is published today. Foodbank use in Wandsworth Borough continued to rise in 2017-18, with more local people referred to Wandsworth Foodbank than in any previous year. We provided 5218 three-day emergency food supplies to local people in crisis during 2017-18. This is an increase of 11% on […]

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Highest ever number of emergency food supplies given to local people in last year

Between 1st April 2017 and 31st March 2018, 5218 three day emergency food supplies were provided to local people in crisis by WandsworthFoodbank, compared to 4712 in the previous year (an 11% increase). Of this number, 1897 went to children (36%). The foodbank, a member of The Trussell Trust’s network which has today reported a UK-wide increase foodbank use, believes […]

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Easter 2018 opening times

We are usually open 7 days a week. However, over the Easter weekend we will be closed on Saturday 31 March and on bank holiday Monday 2 April. We are open at St Mark’s on Good Friday, but for reduced hours from 10am – 11.30am. All other sessions will run as normal. Easter opening 2018

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#40for40

Are you giving up anything for Lent? By giving up 40p for 40 days you could help a local family in crisis this Easter. Check out our 40for40 Wandsworth Foodbank Poster for more info. Gift Aid forms can be printed here! 40for40 Gift Aid form   Donations can be made online here: https://wandsworth.foodbank.org.uk/donate/   Thank you so much for […]

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Universal Credit Roll Out

Universal Credit full roll out in Wandsworth Borough began this week, from 6 December. This means that new claimants, or claimants who have a change of circumstance, who are Wandsworth residents but are served by Stockwell or Streatham JCPs, will need to apply for Universal Credit from now on. Last week we issued a joint […]

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Christmas 2017: Opening Times

We are open as usual up to and including Christmas Eve, then closed on 25-27 December, 29 December, 31 December & 1 January. Click below for more details:

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Press Release: Mid-year statistics show 2122 emergency food supplies given to local people in six months

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 7TH November 2017 New figures show 2122 emergency food supplies given to local people by Wandsworth Foodbank in six months Between 1st April and 30th September 2017, 2122 three-day emergency food supplies were provided to local people in crisis by Wandsworth Foodbank, compared to 2111 in the same period in the previous […]

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